Yoplait Whips! Review and Giveaway (CLOSED)
Congratulations to Janet for winning the Yoplait Whips! Summer Cool Down package! Her number was picked by Random.org. Thanks to everyone for entering!
A little info from the sponsor:
Surprisingly, the delicious taste of Yoplait Whips! can also be enjoyed as a frozen treat! Simply place your favorite Whips! yogurt cup in the freezer overnight and you will have a chilled yogurt indulgence that you don't have to get from the ice-cream truck or at the parlor. So this summer, before you hit the beach, park or your own backyard, don't forget to stock your freezer with Yoplait Whips! (We suggest removing the Yoplait Whips! from the freezer for 5-10 minutes before enjoying).
Until now, I had never thought to freeze yogurt. And even after I had gotten two cups of the Orange Creme yogurt and put them in the freezer, I was still a little skeptical about how well it would freeze and taste. Surprisingly, it was quite good!
I decided to try it two different ways: one right out of the cup from the freezer and another in a popsicle mold. For the dual popsicle mold, I ended up putting the yogurt on the inside of the popsicle mold surrounded by juice so that there would be a creamy center in the popsicle. Next time I plan to do it the other way around so that there will be more yogurt instead of juice. Of course, I think it would be yummy to make a whole popsicle out of yogurt too.
Despite being frozen, the yogurt was still full of flavor. It was pretty neat since it kind of had the texture of sherbet but creamier. I was a little impatient and didn't let it sit out the whole 5 minutes though, but Belle and Grahm were still able to scoop some out (with only a little difficulty). It stayed frozen the whole time and didn't get runny at the bottom.
The kids love yogurt, so it's nice to have another use for it. By freezing the Whips!, we are able to have a cold, healthy treat during the summer months (or anytime) that is a better alternative to ice cream. I will definitely be freezing them again and think I will try the Chocolate Mousse next.
There is a downloadable coupon for $0.60 off three Yoplait Whips! here.
Or if you sign-up for Betty Crocker's newsletter, you will receive a free coupon for Yoplait Whips! (Unfortunately, the free coupon is not valid in some states, including California, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota and Tennessee.)
Yoplait and My Blog Spark would like to give one of my readers a "Summer Cool Down" gift bag of their own! It consists of a soft-sided cooler tote, three popsicle molds, a coupon for a free Yoplait Whips!, and 12 color-changing spoons.
*Go to the Yoplait website and leave a comment telling me what flavor of their Whips! you would pick to freeze.
Extra entries (to be done only after submitting the required entry):
*Leave a comment telling me which Yoplait product is your favorite and your favorite flavor. (1 entry)
*Post about this giveaway on your blog linking back to me and Yoplait and leave a comment telling me you did so. (2 entries)
*Email three friends about this giveaway and CC me in the email and leave a comment telling me you did so. (2 entries)
*Contest rules: Giveaway only open to residents of the U.S. Giveaway ends on 11:59 pm on August 20, 2009. All entries must be posted in the comment section of my blog for them to count. Make sure you either leave your email address in the comment or have it visible in your profile so that I have a way to contact you if you win. For the entries that count twice, make sure you leave two comments. Otherwise, it will only count once. You may do all four entries, but only once. You cannot come back every day and leave a comment.*
I was provided with this gift bag, information, and product from Yoplait and My Blog Spark in exchange for an honest review.
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